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Night sweats caused by pain medication and antibiotic use?

Night sweats caused by pain medication and antibiotic use?

Possible: Its possible to have night sweat with either. Once you complete antibiotic course and sweating continues, try stopping pain meds and if still have night sweats, it would warrant a thorough check up by your physician. ...Read more

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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more


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I have pnemonia and I am wondering how long it is normal to have night sweats and sweating chills thru out the day for? Been on antibiotic for 48 hrs

I have pnemonia and I am wondering how long it is normal to have night sweats and sweating chills thru out the day for? Been on antibiotic for 48 hrs

Viral or bacterial?: Viral pneumonia will not respond to antibiotics so the symptoms will last much longer. Bacterial pneumonia should start responding to appropriate antibiotic treatment within 4 days or so. Often times, medications such as steroids and inhalers are used to hasten recovery. ...Read more

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My 14 mnths since born, sweats hvily when asleep or eating. Rcntly I ntced her short breath and constnt cough. Xray ok. Antibiotic didn't help. Why?

My 14 mnths since born, sweats hvily when asleep or eating. Rcntly I ntced her short breath and constnt cough. Xray ok. Antibiotic didn't help. Why?

See below: Has anyone checked for CF or looked into a heart issue? If not, I would recommend both. Other issues can also cause a persistent cough that are not infectious like vascular rings, sling around the trachea or cardiac malformations. X rays will not often pick these issues up. See you pediatrician again and ask these questions. ...Read more

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Why do I sweat a lot?

Why do I sweat a lot?

Excessive sweating: Well, some people produce excessive sweat

botox is a good option specially for excessive sweating of palms and under arms. ...Read more

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Is it good to sweat easily?

Hard to say: Perspiration is a good thing; it's what we use to keep our body temperature normal in situations (excessive heat or exercise) where it could get too high. But, "easy sweating" is like "easy bruising"; there is no clear definition for this. Persons in poorer physical condition may perspire more with less activity than more fit individuals; in that case I wouldn't call it "good". ...Read more

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Why do womens in age of 50 sweat?

Why do womens in age of 50 sweat?

Menopause: Well, there are numerous reasons why women may sweat, but if you are asking why women around age 50 tend to have sudden hot flashes where they break out into a sweat for no apparent reason, then this is due to menopause, a normal change that occurs around age 50 as the ovaries stop producing estrogen. ...Read more

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What cause sweat before unirating?

What cause sweat before unirating?

Sweat/Urination: The frequent urination is likely due to a condition called overactive bladder. You should see your doctor to be prescribed a medication called oxybutinin to stop these bladder spasms from happening. The only thing that would really cause sweating when you feel like you have to urinate is a condition called autonomic dysreflexia. This happens and people who have a history of a spinal cord injury. ...Read more

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Why don't we sweat when we're cold?

Why don't we sweat when we're cold?

Evaporation: Sweating is designed to cool the body by evaporation, so if you are col, d there is no need to be cooler. ...Read more

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Why don't I sweat during my workout?

You probably do: Some people have their perspiration evaporate rapidly as they work out, some sweat more than others, but everybody sweats. Maybe you are not working out hard enough? ...Read more

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What does it mean if your butt sweats?

What does it mean if your butt sweats?

Heat: It means it is hot and your undergarments do not have enough ventilation. There is also a condition (hyperhidrosis) in which certain parts of the body (palms, armpits) sweat profusely. That is a benign. ...Read more

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Why isn't my sweat salty? Is that bad?

Why isn't my sweat salty? Is that bad?

It depends.: Not everyone has sweat that tastes salty; how "salty" sweat is depends on your hydration status, how much you're sweating, and how quickly it's evaporating. Chances are your sweat is fine, so long as you don't have any symptoms to suggest other serious illness. ...Read more

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Can u have a reaction to your own sweat?

Can u have a reaction to your own sweat?

Not really: Your body will be tolerant to its own sweat. However sweat is also a bit of a culture medium and in the wrong circumstances may collect bacteria or toxins that can cause a reaction. If you think this is a problem then take a shower quickly after anything which makes you sweat. ...Read more

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I always sweat from my handshow do I stop?

I always sweat from my handshow do I stop?

First evaluation: If hyperhydrosis, surgery can be quite successful for appropriate candidates. While done often by experienced thoracic surgeons (vats), it is chest surgery (major surgery). There are risks and benefits. Appropriate candidates should be selected. This link may help: http://goo. Gl/rsl68 this link to consensus: http://goo. Gl/isann. ...Read more

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Is it ok for a 1week old baby to sweat alot?

Maybe: Sweating in a one week old baby is fairly common; but if your baby tires during feedings and sweats a lot at those times it is time to see the doctor right away, . ...Read more

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Whan could the cause be of my cold sweat attacks?

Generic Questions: This kind of symptom is so broad that without more information this question is nearly impossible to answer. What other conditions do you have? What medications do you take? Do you exercise regularly? Are you obese? How is your thyroid? Blood pressure? Libido? ...Read more

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I sweat a lot is there anyway for me to not sweat has much?

Dry-Sol...: ...Which is basically an industrial strength antiperspirant. More radical treatments include botox, which also blocks signals to sweat glands. ...Read more

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I sweat uncontrollably and it's embarrassing, is there something that causes this and what can I do?

Hyperhidrosis: When excessive sweating occurs unpredictably without triggers such as high temperatures, vigorous exercise or nervous situations, it is called hyperhidrosis. It’s due to overactive sweat glands. It may be hereditary, but sometimes due to other problems like hyperthyroidism, menopause or anxiety. Please see a doctor to determine what's appropriate for you (drysol, anticholinergic meds, botox, etc). ...Read more

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Can antibiotics be bad?

Can antibiotics be bad?

Yes, absolutely: Most of the time, appropriate use of antibiotic can be quite useful and save lives, but severe or even fatal allergic/ reaction can occur--rare but quite scarry is called steven-johnson syndrome (severe rash involving even the inside of mouth/eyes etc...This cause severe skin peeling, thus fluid loss and infections are significant concerns. So, use any med only if need to. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes cold sweats?

What causes cold sweats?

Many things: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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Exercise when on antibiotics?

Exercise when on antibiotics?

Can do.: Don't do vigorous work ups. Exercise in moderation is ok. Always drink enough water while on antibiotics as some of the antibiotics are excreted through kidneys. Too aggressive workups, can leak muscles proteins from skeletal ms and if you don't drink enough water, the ms proteins can potentially clog up your kidney tubules. Similaly some abx can cause diarrhoea as side effect, hence drink well. ...Read more

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Why do I sweat for no reason?

Why do I sweat for no reason?

Hyperhidrosis: Hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating is a common disorder affecting many people. Palmar hyperhidrosis or sweaty palms is the most common form of hyperhidrosis, causing excessive sweating of the hands.
Hyperhidrosis can also cause excessive foot, underarm and facial sweating. It is thought that hyperhidrosis is a result of over activity of the sympathetic nervous system. ...Read more

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Can antibiotics damage organs?

Can antibiotics damage organs?

Yes: One antibiotic in particular, gentamycin can harm the kidney. ...Read more

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Do I need to get antibiotics?

Do I need to get antibiotics?

Would need: A bit more information on that. For the usual colds one of the most predictive measures turns out to be whether there is purulence at the back of the throat. Another is whether someone is a smoker. ...Read more

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Do slimmers work on antibiotic?

Do slimmers work on antibiotic?

Slimmers?: Have no idea what you are asking. Rephrase the question and ask again. ...Read more

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What causes night neck sweats?

What causes night neck sweats?

Time to see your doc: Most of the time, nights sweats can come and go and aren't a sign of serious health problems. However, if you recurrently experience night sweats, you should contact your doctor for a full history, exam and possible tests. ...Read more

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Overdose on antibiotics possible?

Yes: Any medication taken in quantities larger than indicated can result in unwanted side effects, which can be harmful or lethal. Antibiotics are not the exception. ...Read more